As you face information overload and fast-changing business conditions, we help you make sense of the most relevant economic data to support your decision-making. Whether you want to assess labor trends, invest in innovation or understand shifts in global economies, we filter through complexity and tell you only what you need to know. You can rely on us to be an independent voice, and our accessible language enables you to connect economic information to your unique business challenges and strategy.
Insights from our Economists
Economic insights and analyses on the global economy and specific current topics relevant to business executives.
StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Escaping the Global Economy's Holding Pattern
After weak first quarter growth path ahead remains moderate
Tools to assess uncertainty and unlock opportunity, providing you with the powerful framework of scenario analysis to enhance your strategic planning and stay ahead of trends.
A broad range of indexes, forecasts and projections to help you understand and anticipate the conditions of the economy that will most affect your business, now and in the future.
Reports on the latest trends in the structure of global value chains, along with outsourcing, offshoring and business services, to position you to seize competitive advantage.
Data and research to support your innovation strategy, ranging from traditional R&D to new ways of utilizing big data and cloud computing to your cultivation of creativity.
Cutting-edge research into the business and financial value of brands, providing you with new understanding of customer market segments, ROI, image building and global brand strategy.
Social Media & HR Seminars
08 - 09 December, 2016 (New York, NY)
The Relevance of Mindfulness for Business Seminar
06 December, 2016 (New York, NY)
Our outlook for global economic growth remains modest at 2.4 percent in 2016 and 2.7 percent in 2017. While growth rates between mature and emerging markets have rapidly converged, significant variation between regions remains.
The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View
May 2016 | Economics Watch Reports
Sentiment improved somewhat into the second quarter of 2016, but emerging markets’ economic fundamentals are weak and the growth outlook remains fragile.
The Conference Board Economics Watch®
14 June, 2016 | Economics Watch
Join us as we examine the effect of slow labor force growth on future corporate profit trends and their key determinants including GDP and productivity growth. CPE credit available
02 June, 2016 | Policy Watch
This webcast will cover the state and trajectory of the national debt, its possible consequences, and CED’s solutions for fiscally responsible policies and budget making. CPE credit available